22" Dinosaur Rib, Metatarsal, and Tendons in Sandstone - Wyoming

This massive, 22" wide piece of sandstone contains a conglomeration of ossified tendons and dinosaur bones that have been left in their natural positions within the rock, collected from the Lance (Creek) Formation of Wyoming. The bones include a hadrosaur (Edmontosaurus annectens) rib, a large metatarsal (likely Edmontosaurus or Triceratops), a vertebra with intact neural canal, a partial hadrosaur tooth (Edmontosaurus annectens), ossified tendons, and a variety of unidentified bone fragments. The vertebra and metatarsal are also exposed on the backside of the sandstone.

One edge of this specimen has been flattened, allowing for vertical presentation.

Measurements:
Entire specimen - 22 x 14.5"
Metatarsal - 13.5" long
Vertebra - 5.3 x 3.6"
Rib - 11.8" long

There are some repaired cracks and spots of glue stabilization through the metatarsal, vertebra and rib bone.

Hadrosaurs are frequently referred to as duck-billed dinosaurs and are members of the Ornithischian family Hadrosauridae. They were fairly common herbivores which roamed Asia, Europe, and North America during the Upper Cretaceous Period. Many species of Hadrosaurs had distinctive crests on their heads, some of which had air-filled chambers that may have produced a distinct sound. These crests may have been used for both audio and visual display purposes.
FOR SALE
$2,750
DETAILS
SPECIES
Edmontosaurus annectens
LOCATION
Weston County, Wyoming
FORMATION
Lance (Creek) Formation
SIZE
Entire Specimen: 22 x 14.5
CATEGORY
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ITEM
#229643
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